(STEP 5c) Participation in Conference or Time Abroad

What is the purpose of this funding?

The goal is to enable participation in academic conferences and time abroad for research purposes, with the goal of presenting one's own research findings to an international public and engaging in discussions with other (international) researchers. Beyond this, female researchers gain the opportunity to build contacts with other professors representing the department's subjects and to expand their research network.

What does the funding include?

Travel expenses for congress and conference participation can be covered or supplemented up to EUR 2,000 based on the applicable travel expense guidelines (for more details, please see the informational documents in the intranet). Travel costs for time abroad of up to 2 months can be granted based on the applicable travel expense guidelines for up to EUR 5,000. Proper justification must be provided if an exception is being requested. 

Participation in congresses and conferences conducted digitally is also eligible for financial support.

Who is eligible to apply?

All female professors and postdoctoral researchers at the University of Bonn are eligible to apply.

What documents are needed to apply?

  • Short supporting letter
  • Tabular curriculum vitae, incl. research orientation
  • Invitation letter incl. confirmation of acceptance of the lecture topic or invitation letter from the partner institution
  • Estimate of travel expenses

What are the selection criteria?

  • Importance of participation or visit for applicant’s own research

What is the application submission procedure?

Please use the following application form for all application submissions: Funding for participation in conference or time abroad.

What is the deadline for applying?

Please submit your application at least 2 months before the start of your journey.

Contact for questions

Dr. Agnes Derjanecz

Deputy Head of Equal Opportunity and Diversity Unit

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